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Aloo Dum Biryani


Aloo Dum Biryani is a signature Indian dish. It is a classic biryani with an aromatic mix of spices and ingredients and the specialty of Aloo Dum Biryani lies in the unique khade masala used to marinate the potatoes before they are cooked in dum over low flame. Aloo Dum Biryani is a delicious dish that will leave you wanting for more!  Try it today and experience authentic Indian cuisine at its best! 


What is Aloo Dum Biryani ?

Aloo Dum Biryani is a classic dish that has been delighting taste buds for centuries. It is a signature biryani, with an aromatic mix of spices and ingredients. The specialty of Aloo Dum Biryani lies in the unique khade masala used to marinate the potatoes before they are cooked in dum over low flame. This ensures that the potatoes are infused with flavour throughout and the biryani is bursting with taste. Aloo Dum Biryani is a delicious dish that will leave you wanting more!  Try it today and experience authentic Indian cuisine at its best!


 


Special Dum Biryani Details 

Aloo Dum Biryani is a classic and popular traditional dish in India that evokes nostalgia with every bite. It is made by slowly cooking layers of aromatic spices, basmati rice, potatoes, and vegetables. The process of dum biryani gives it its unique flavour - the 'dum' refers to the steaming process where all the ingredients are slow cooked over low heat. Aloo Dum Biryani is considered a specialty dish and it takes on different forms depending on the region of India it is made in. The spices used vary from region to region, as does the ratio of potatoes and vegetables used - but what makes Aloo Dum Biryani so special is the slow-cooked process that infuses all the flavours and spices together. Aloo Dum Biryani is an ideal dish for special occasions such as weddings, festivals, or grand family meals. Its savoury flavour and tantalising aroma will make it a favourite at any gathering. So if you're looking to try something new, Aloo Dum Biryani is definitely worth a try! The unique combination of spices, potatoes and vegetables make it a dish that you won't soon forget


 


How to make Aloo Dum Biryani

  1. Start by slicing the large potatoes into quarters and smaller ones into halves, wash them with cold water. Heat Circulon non-stick frypan and add a little oil into it. Toss in the sliced potatoes and saute them on high heat for 3-4 minutes until golden brown.    
  2. Cover the potatoes on medium flame for 2-3 minutes, season them with salt and some red chilli powder and set them aside. While this happens, prepare the marination.
  3. In a bowl add the curd, to that add salt, turmeric powder, kashmiri red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, biryani masala, ginger garlic paste, sliced green chillies, fresh coriander, fresh mint leaves, some oil and dried fenugreek leaves.   
  4. Mix the marination and add the fried potatoes, coat them evenly with the marination. Prepare the rice by soaking them for half an hour. Into a pot of boiling water, add the whole spices and season it with salt. Mix it together and add the soaked rice. Cook them for 6-7 minutes or till they are 75% cooked.  
  5. Take a thick based kadai and heat some oil into it. Add whole spices and sliced onions into the kadai and saute them with ginger garlic paste until they are golden brown. Add cubed tomatoes to the pan. 
  6. Add some salt into the kadai and cook the tomatoes with the heat. Once the tomatoes are cooked, add the marinated potatoes into it and mix them together. Add a layer of the partially cooked rice.   
  7. Top the rice with some fried onions, fresh coriander leaves, fresh mint leaves, some saffron infused water, ghee and some biryani masala. Cover and cook it on low flame for 15-20 minutes. 
  8. While the biryani cooks, prepare the lacha pyaaz, by slicing onions, washing them into water and open them up. Add salt, green chillies, red chilli powder, cumin powder, chaat masala and lemon juice. Toss it all together.
  9. Once you uncover the pot, check if the rice is cooked and serve it piping hot with all the layers combined. 



More Delicious Aloo Recipe:

1. Aloo Do Pyaza

2. Dum Aloo recipe

3. Lachha paratha and aloo ki sabzi

 

Expert Tips

  1. Add some curd into the aloo sabzi if it seems too dry.
  2. If you don't have biryani masala, you can also use garam masala.
  3. Place the pan on a thick roti tawa while the biryani cooks for even heating.

 


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